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. it continued with jay carney today that, look, people need to be scared. bad stuff's going to start on march 1 if the automatic cuts kick in. today pentagon officials said the furloughs over among civilian defense employees will not kick in until late april, not in march. so the talk here about hubs of -- hundreds of thousands of jobs lost would happen over time but not immediately. the president yesterday talking about how people would lose child care, tens of thousands of parents searching for child care. that's not going to happen immediately. it would be over time. jay carney insists just the fear out there is hurting the economy and the point is not whether it's march 1 or march 10. >> what happens on march 1? , march 2? when you say -- the president said hundreds of thousands of jobs. there's not going fob hundreds of thousands the first week. >> no, but there will be job losses. >> quantify this, you're scaring the public that this is going to be happen. >> so the you don't see economic firms are scaring the public and the cbo. >> how do you back up that it's urgent and hundreds of thou
terrorists whenever he wants. jay carney about an hour ago. >> the fact is the methods we use are designed specifically to avoid civilian casualties. i think it's fair to say that far fewer civilians lose their lives in an effort to go after senior leadership and al-qaeda along the lines that we are discussing here as opposed to an effort to invade a country with hundreds of thousands of troops and take cities and towns. he thinks that it is legitimate to ask questions about how we prosecute the war against al-qaeda. it is something that he has discussed internally. it's in his belief in these issue, his belief that we need to move forward with transparency to create in his words a legal frame work around how these decisions are made. >> the white house trade for more transparency as carney said on the issue and we're hearing questions why we haven't seen more outrage from the very people who savaged those by the bush team. and both fox news contributors, hey, thank you for being here. >> hey. >> alisyn: kirsten i want to talk to you, jay carney says that would kill less than a ground inva
that this is the white house's brainchild. and now, jay carney, white house spokesman admitted that-- despite at that reporting the administration continues the charge against woodward. and issued dire warnings that the toll that all of this sequestration as its known will take on our economy and blaming the republicans every step of the way. they voted for it, too, by the way. yesterday, bob woodward again called the president's decision not to deploy an aircraft carrier due to the so-called cuts, a kind of madness. this is woodward criticizing the white house again. hours later, more fuel on the fire when mr. woodward accused of white house of threatening him for challenging the president's version of events. here he is on cnn. >> well, they're not happy at all and some people kind of, you know, said look, we don't see eye to eye on this. they never said though, that this is factually wrong and that this is said to me in an e-mail by a top-- >> and it was, it was said very clearly, you will regret doing this. and it makes me very uncomfortable to have the white house telling reporters, you'
to his spokesman, jay carney. >> we conduct those strikes because they are necessary to mitigate ongoing actual threats, to stop plots, prevent future attacks and, again, save american lives. these strikes are legal. they are ethical, and they are wise. >> for more analysis, let's bring in ryan grim, d.c. bureau chief for "the huffington post" and david corn, d.c. bureau chief for "mother jones" magazine, both super men. i think what concerns people so much about this story is what mike was referring to, the vagueness of some of the language. let me show you a few examples. targets may including al qaeda or an associated force of al qaeda. it's approved by an informed, high-level official. and the programs requires, again quoting, a broader concept of imminence. doesn't this allow drone operatives, being honest, david, a vast amount of flexibility? >> i'm always honest with you because i know you can take it. and i want to congratulate my former co-author, mike isikoff, for breaking this important story. i think you just pointed out, as have others, the three major contentious points of
, jay carney, the presidential spokesman wouldn't even admit that the meeting had taken place. >> it was off the record. i mean, look, and had it right except for one thing, four years and one day, the day after the election they started to wake up a little bit and get a little bit of a spine, but as dave wisele said, obama's contempt for the press corps runs long and deep, that's right. and the way that every president feels about the press corps. the difference is that the press love may not like him personally and certainly don't like jay carney, but it's in their mind historical that this man win and if there were a third term he'd win. >> it's telling that the press discovered their outrage over a golf became to tiger woods. where is their outrage on benghazi, and it'd be interesting if they were curious. >> the white house didn't release a white house press photographer picture of the tiger woods event. now, you know, they complained that apparently reporters only want to see the president with celebrities. you go on the white house site you can see pictures of him with
, we get a preview of tonight's state of the union address from white house press secretary jay carney. >> brown: from malaysia, special correspondent steve sapienza reports on the social and environmental costs of harvesting palm oil, found in products ranging from cookies to cosmetics. >> one big reason the oil is so cheap to produce is the steady supply of migrant labor. it relies on 500,000 global workers to feed demand for the product and fuel malaysia's economic prosperity. >> woodruff: ray suarez talks with journalist phil bronstein about his profile of the navy seal credited with shooting osama bin laden. >> he talks about going in the room, rolling in the room as he puts it and being kind of shocked at how tall bin laden was and having to raise his gun up to shoot him. >> brown: we get closing thoughts about the president's speech tonight from mark shields and david brooks. that's all ahead on tonight's >> brown: and we get some closing thoughts about the president's speech tonight from mark shields and david brooks. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major f
is the white house spokesman jay carney fielding questions from white house correspondent ed henry. >> you're not denying the point that was reported by the new york times that even though he has all of those reforms if you give 5,000 or more to this group you get access to the president. >> the president is engaged in an effort to pass items on his agenda and outside organizations that support that agenda, like organizations that are environmental in nature and support abbi support-- or support manufacturing agenda, he, the administration officials can meet with them, including the president, but the fact of the matter is that it's an independent organization with supporting an agenda. >> megyn: chief white house correspondent ed henry is live at the white house now. ed, let's start there. the-- so this is the new york times that broke this over the weekend or talked about this. and in a scathing piece that really talks about how now, the deal is, if you give $500,000 or more to what used to be organizing for america and now it's organizing for action, it's got all the players, you know,
. so this topic really dominated the briefing yesterday. jay carney insisted on every level, we are doing the right thing. >> we have acknowledged to the united states that sometimes we use remotely piloted aircraft to conduct targeted al-qaeda terrorists in order to present attacks on the united states and save american lives. we couple conduct those strikes because they are necessary to mitigate ongoing threats t and save american lives. these strikes are legal. they are ethical and they are wise. >> legal, ethical and wise and jay carney says here is the legal authority we are talking about. >> also takes his responsibility in conducting the war against al-qaeda as authorized by congress in a way that is fully consistent with our constitution and all of the applicable laws. >> bill: of course, he is talking about that blanket authorization for the war on terror, given to george w. bush by congress right after september 11th. it's worth pointing out, this is the same blanket authorization that george bush used to justify torture, rendition, and wi
speaker of the house john boehner and jay carney, the white house press spokesman. here's what john boehner sent out. he said: if government spending caused economic growth, as the president believes, the economy today should be booming. unemployment plummeting. he also said ahead of that, he said it's the wrong time for president obama to scrap his jobs council and delay his budget again. well, jay carney, the president's spokesman, fired back saying: how quickly speaker boehner forgets underhe supporte nation lost 8.5 million jobs in the last 35 months. we have created 6 million. what about his argument, specifically jay carney's argument, judy? >> well, look, i think that is going to get played out. it's going to be one of the talking points and the debating points between keynesians and nonkeynesians in this administration. i think what's really interesting is that, you know, in the new republic president obama went out of his way to kind of extend an olive branch to mr. boehner by saying that he knows that he wanted a compromise, it's just those nasty republicans who are really
, trying to work out the details here. white house spokesman jay carney just asked about this change minutes ago. take a listen. >> and another topic, the birth control opt-out, is this a recognition that the rules were an overreach? >> no, not at all. for details about the rulemaking process which, on which there is news today from hhs, i refer you to hhs. i would remind you, however, of the policy that the president outlined last year. and in outlining it, he set two important criteria. one, we had to insure that women have access to preventive services like contraception and that the policy also respects religious beliefs. those guidelines, those criteria have been followed by the department in promulgating this rule, this proposed rule, and as part of that process there's more comment that will be taken on i. but for detail, i'd refer you to hhs. jenna: what does this all mean? james rosen is with us, our chief washington correspondent. james, what are some of the big points that we need to take away from this headline? >> reporter: well, on its face, jenna, this would appear to
with no evidence of a plot, jay carney reached for the same explanation. >> it's necessary to mitigate threats. >> the acu says there's a disconnect. >> there's no court in the united states or anywhere around the world that would accept this view that a president, one person, can decide how and when to kill their own citizens without checks or balances. >> the senator's letter is the most forceful that lawmakers may stop or block mr. obama's nominee to run the c.i.a. john brennan. he's described as the architect or face of the drone campaign expansion. >> you think it's going to be tough on thursday? >> very tough. it's republicans and democrats on multiple fronts. >> thank you. >>> arizona senator john mccain will not participate in a filibuster against john hagel but republican nomination against him appears for firm. south carolina's lindsay graham hopes the president reconsiders hagel's nomination. he says these are dangerous time and hagel seemed clueless about u.s. policy toward iran. >>> president obama will go to israel in the spring. the white house says the president will visit the
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like the white house is selling access. >> in the briefing, jay carney bristled at the suggestion. >> it's to rally support for policy agenda but a separate organization. the officials routinely interact with the outside advocacy organizations. >> it may be perfectly legal the arrangement has the skeptics questioning whether the president changed course. post-re-election. >> it's in conflict with the principle he laid out and abuse of the campaign finance law. >> we reached out for comment on the story and got no response. the white house says it is a distinct entity, it is notable that the verified twitter account for -- @barackobama says it's for organizing for action staff. >> bret: thank you. the supreme court is refusing to hear an appeal of a decision upholding the century old been a on corporate campaign contribution in federal election. they want it to rule it been as the free speech right. they struck down prohibition on corporate spending by independent groups. but left the been a on direct contribution to candidates in place. up next, what is google telling people about
for the third straight year, spokesman jay carney blamed republicans saying fiscal cliff talks delayed it. >> part of what the president talked about just in recent days is that we need to get beyond this situation where we're governing, especially with regards to our fiscal and economic matters in a state of constant crisis. >> a group of literal house democrats came out today and said they want not just new taxes but new spending as part of this deal. a side both parties are far apart with a deadline looming. >> thank you. we'll get more from majority leader can tar in a live interview layer. home prices jumped in december 8.3%, the biggest surge in 6.5 years. that led to a good day on wall street. the dow gained 99, s&p 500 up 16. the price of gasoline increased overnight. the national average is now $3.53 a gallon up 17 cents from last week. >>> the justice department accuses s&p's debt rating agency of down playing mortgage bonds that created the financial crisis. the civil complaint is the first enforcement action the government it is a taken against a agency regulated to the meltdo
spokesman jay carney; palm oil production in malaysia; osama bin laden's killer; plus, shields and brooks. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the manhunt for a former los angeles policeman erupted into a firefight today. authorities said christopher dorner, wanted for three murders, has barricaded himself in a cabin in the big bear lake area, 80 miles east of the city. when police showed up, gunfire broke out. ey received information from the person reporting that the stolen vehicle was stolen by an individual that appeared to be very similar to christopher dorner. immediately we conducted a ground and air search for this vehicle. they were able to locate it at highway 38 and glass roads where the suspect in the vehicle fled into the forest. shortly thereafter, this individual barricaded himself in one of the cabins there and an exchange of gun fire occurred. during that exchange of gun fire, two officers were injured. >> sreenivasan: we get more from public radio. the reporter spoke to us a short while ago from the scene of the activity. frank,
spokesman jay carney saying they into this act of terror. u.s. officials are urging all to stay away from diplomatic offices throughout turkey. on thishave more wjla.comg story at >> we are getting more news that is breaking. it chief financial officer gandhi announcing his retirement effective june 1. he said it was not an easy decision. came the same week that mayor announced a --0 million dollar surplus a $40 million surplus. brian van de graaff is now here look at our first forecast. >> it was the timing that was key. show you the higher map. at scattered ouds. breezy and very cold out there. a lot of temperatures in the 30's.o low this is a shot we got from one our listeners in stephenville. -- in stevensvill.e three and a half inches of snow on the deck there. about an inch to ashburton. -- to ashburn. there is that one little jackpot over to the east. at the travel forecast. chicago and minneapolis is definitely colder. coming up we will talk about the .chool weather for the weekend this may be the season were the clippers keep coming. back over to you. >> we need to clip tho e cli
mccain welcom him and ththen blasted him. on friday, jay carney said the presesident tnks he is great and wants s him to be defense secretary. do you think he wille? >> the expectation is he i going be. it is not le the white house would abandon their guy. not at thistage when you have ready put him up before t senate. yoyou haveve already had to deal wiwith susan rice. >> this is how you treatat your friends, i dodo not want to be enemy. will he make it? >> hwill >> thank you. we will be back after the break. >> you can follow us on twitter. this week on our facebook page, "washiton business report" will have links to trends and some of the best super bowl
secretary jay carney joins me live this hour. the high cost of health care and uncovered extraordinary salaries for health care executives. >>> and off the battlefield and on to the big screen. how wounded u.s. veterans bring authenticity to the film "lincoln." we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." the cuts are getting closer. the warnings are getting more dire. one week from today, yes, one week from today, $85 billion will be stripped from the government budget unless the white house and congress can strike a deal. there's little sign of progress but president obama says, and i'm quoting him now, hope springs eternal. our national political correspondent jim acosta is at the white house and joining us on this story. jim? >> reporter: it doesn't feel very spring-like here at the white house but the president wants to take his message on these forced budget cuts over the heads of congress and directly to the american people. consider what happened with the white house earlier this afternoon. he made t
obama like you've never seen him before. white house press secretary jay carney tweeted this picture a short time ago. it's of the president who is shooting at clay targets. it was taken august 4th of 2012 on the range at camp david. the president had mentioned his skeat shooting exploits in an interview with the new republic last week. the pick toured release comes just ahead of the president's visit to minneapolis monday where he is going to promote his gun control proposals. new today president obama says 2013 can be a year of solid economic growth but only if washington gets out of the way. >> we are poised to grow in 2013. and there are real signs of progress. home prices are starting to climb again. car sales are at a five-year high. manufacturing is roaring back. our business has created 2.2 million jobs last year. and we just learned that our economy created more jobs over the last few months than economists originally thought. >> hey, guys, holding back on front page politics and back to alabama now where there's a news conference on that hostage situation. let's take a list
we're showing right here, that was released by the white house by jay carney. does this put to rest any of those questions? >> well, looks like the president shooting a gun. so i'd say yes. but i doubt that will mollify the national rifle association or other gun advocates who worry that this is his proposed gun control steps are the first wave of some sort of gun grab. you saw the testimony this week. these proposals that they're putting forward enjoy broad support from the public such as expanded background checks. the nra's wayne la pierre said that's not something he supports. this will be a fight. >> why do you think white house press secretary would release this now? >> president obama says he supports the rights of hunters and sportsmen in the second amendment. now we have visual proof that he has also shot a gun. so that does perhaps bolster his case. also this has become a small distraction. there's a lot going on, obviously, in washington. but this issue, skeatgate, if you will, has continued to come up. >> come on. >> let's not go there, right? but has continued to come u
the senate to confirm president obama's nominee for defense secretary. white house press secretary jay carney defending former republican senator chuck hagel saying that he will be an excellent pentagon chief. now, this comes after a fiery confirmation hearing with members of the senate armed services committee. he faced some tough questions including this one from senator james imhoff. >> why do you think the rainan foreign ministry strongly supports your nomination to be the secretary of defense? >> i have a difficult enough time with american politics senator. i have no idea, but thank you. >> senators could vote as early as this week. washington times columnist charlie hurt joins us to weigh in on whether we can expect senator hagel to be cob confirmed as defense secretary. >>> the reverend jesse jackson is leading a march today in honor of a chicago teenager killed this week. the 15-year-old high school band member gunned down days after attending the president's inauguration. just the latest victim in a city where there are 515 murders last year alone. more than 100 shooting incidents h
on the table, it's how many, how often, where, does he really? jay carney's answer is never going to be good enough, because it's about president obama. the "washington post" wrote more than 1300 words fact checking the president's answer. they wrote, "we are eager to see a photograph or hear from someone who saw him at the skeet range to put this matter to rest." of course, fox news was quick to keep the fire raging all week long. so the white house, all right, they went along with it. they released a photograph. now what do you think? instead of ending the conversation, the press forced it even more. focused on it even more. now, the "washington post" was on defense. basically, all statements by public figures are subject to scrutiny. the president made an unexpected claim. and for nearly a week the white house refused to back it up. but in the end, they concluded the issue is settled. not according to the white house press corps. these are some of the questions jay carney was asked during his media availability today. why release the photo now? was the president shooting skeet or trap? do
office into a death spiral. white house press secretary jay carney received to prefer a more comprehensive approach to postal reform. >> it would be our preference that that package of reforms be implemented for the sake of a stronger future of the postal service. we're looking at this particular action now and, you know, i can't really evaluate it yet since we just found out about it yesterday. >> republicans largely applaud the post office for bein propro active in the face of difficult budget constraints. >> the congress in its wisdom has tied their hands every which waylly run the post office in a revenue newt nl way. congress needs to afnlgt no question about that. >> the post office has taken the initiative and is looking for ways to cut costs and looking at ways of saving $2 billion. it doesn't get us all the way there, but it's a good start. >> that's just a sampling of some of the reaction you heard on capitol hill, shep. >> what about reaction from letter carriers? >> reporter: they don't like it one bit. they're calling the plan disastereus. he said american letter
house, press secretary jay carney. thank you for sticking around on the breaking news. >> my pleasure. thank you for having me. >> bret: what is the president looking to do tonight? are the stories about the tone and tenor of tonight being aggressive accurate? >> well, i would say the answer to that question, the second one is no. the president i think thematically and tonally will continue what he has said repeatedly on the national stage. going all the way back to his speech to the democratic convention in boston in 2004 where he talked about the need for us to come together. and reach common ground and find solutions to the challenges that face us. that where we set aside party. you heard him in the the inaugural address, bret, talk about how nobody expects us to resolve all of our differences for democrats and republicans to agree on everything, but that shouldn't an excuse for getting nothing done. we should come together on the central challenges that face us. that thematically is something you hear the president echo again today. he will make sure what his agenda is and what hi
spokesperson jay carney took a shot at republicans for their whacked-out priorities. >> imagine if republicans put half the amount of effort into finding a solution to this problem as they have into coming up with hashtags. >> republicans should heed carney's warning. according to the "usa today's" poll, the blame will fall squarely on the gop if the sequester cuts kick in. less than 1/3 of americans will blame the president. republicans didn't get any help from a bloomberg poll, either. it shows gop favorability is underwater compared to the president and the democrats. it is so bad for the republicans right now, only 22% of americans identify themselves as members of the republican party. republicans have been asleep at the switch, as the country has moved to the center left. they are still hypnotized by this guy. ronald reagan. the era of reagan. for 30 years republicans promoted self-reliance. but after three decades the american people realized the playing field simply is not level. republicans rigged the system to give an advantage to those at the very top and the corporations. americans
middle-class. >> you wouldn't know that white house press secretary jay carney was doing spinning on the bad news of a surprise economic contraction he blames it all on house republicans. they are the ones that are responsible. >> obviously. >> this is a big story. it counters the inaugural narrative. now let's move on on gay rights and global warming and so on. "washington post" with the headline above the fold, g.d.p. shrank in fourth quarter. night before nbc news didn't touch it. they didn't use a word of any of this news. abc buried it inside about a story with the stock market going up. big news over and over again, your 401-k that is media bias of the highest order. >> jon: and we learned the unemployment rate inched up. >> what you see is a matter once you get into these stories, the economists making the case that this could be because defense spending went down sharply and there are all kinds of reasons for it. i think the "washington post" got it right buyer making the headlines and by media organizations saying we are fair and balanced under played a major development.
see every day, and it's several months old, but white house press secretary jay carney felt the need to release this photo on twitter today. >> finally? they finally dug up some evidence? >> reporter: it's an image of president obama shooting skeet at camp david on his birthday back in august. all this after an interview published sunday in which the new republic asked the president, have you ever fired a gun? mr. obama responded, yes, in fact, up at camp david, we do skeet shooting all the time. and i have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this country for generations. comedians pounced. >> you can barely hear yourself think over all the shooting of skeet. >> reporter: and some gun rights advocates accused the president of deception while campaigning for stiffer gun control laws. republican congresswoman marsha blackburn took a tongue in cheek approach. >> i think he should invite me to camp david and i'll go skeet shooting with him and i bet i'll beat him. >> reporter: the questions persisted through the week as the administration declined to provi
warfare. this is the way the president's spokesman jay carney put it at the briefing earlier today. in general with al qaeda, senior leadership is in a continual process of plotting against american citizens and against the united states. that is fairly irrefutable. what you also have is the authorization for the use of military force by congress. >> the implications of this art? >> there are various indications. legal implications, legal challenges from the aclu about this particular policy. it has called this document "@ chilling. but the most imminent ramification is political. the architect and the custodian of the drones policy has been john brennan, the president's chief counter-terrorism advisor, and now his nominee to head the cia. it is no coincidence that this is week two days before his senate confirmation hearing. i think he will be pressed to provide further details. >> do we know how many citizens abroad have been killed? experts -- >> the highest profile with the u.s.-born cleric lean to to al qaeda in yemen. he and his son died in from starbucks in 2011. -- in the d
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